Affiliation: St Vincent's Hospital
- Improving collaboration between private psychiatrists, the public mental health sector and general practitioners: evaluation of the Partnership ProjectJane Pirkis
Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:125-34. 2004..The evaluation aimed to describe the impacts and outcomes of these elements...
- Community care for people with psychosis: outcomes and needs for careHelen Herrman
Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
Int Rev Psychiatry 17:89-95. 2005..Follow-up studies of programs and interventions assessing a range of outcomes in local settings are now required to encourage professionals and the community to address these needs...
- The politics of conducting research on depression in a cross-cultural contextRenata Kokanovic
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Qual Health Res 19:708-17. 2009....
- Some peace of mind: assessing a pilot intervention to promote mental health among widows of injecting drug users in north-east IndiaMichelle Kermode
Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
BMC Public Health 8:294. 2008..There is increasing recognition of the links between HIV and mental health...
- Public and private psychiatry: can they work together and is it worth the effort?Alison Yung
Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:67-73. 2005..It also examined possible barriers to collaboration and some possible solutions to the identified problems...
- The roles and relationships of psychiatrists and other service providers in mental health servicesHelen Herrman
Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Mental Health Service, 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:75-80. 2002..A number of the problems facing psychiatry are identified as having common origins in unresolved issues about teamwork. The aim is to identify the issues and to formulate recommendations for dealing with these obstacles...
- The assessment of disability in patients with psychotic disorders: an application of the ICIDH-2Prem Chopra
St Vincent s Mental Health Service, 46 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:127-32. 2002..To describe the application of the International Classification of Functioning and Disability (ICIDH-2) in the assessment of disability in patients with psychotic disorders...
- Comparison of disability and quality of life measures in patients with long-term psychotic disorders and patients with multiple sclerosis: an application of the WHO Disability Assessment Schedule II and WHO Quality of Life-BREFPrem Chopra
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Int J Rehabil Res 31:141-9. 2008..Both groups of patients reported similar levels of social disability, confirming that barriers to participation in society affect all patients with disabling conditions...
- Quality of life and neurotic disorders in general healthcareHelen Herrman
Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:61-8. 2009....
- Mental health promotion in the Internet age: a consultation with Australian young people to inform the design of an online mindfulness training programmeKaveh Monshat
Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Victoria 3052, Australia
Health Promot Int 27:177-86. 2012..The result of this consultation process was the Mindful Awareness Training and Education (MATE) programme, which has been detailed...
- What is resilience?Helen Herrman
Professor of Psychiatry, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia
Can J Psychiatry 56:258-65. 2011..Our paper reviews the definitions of resilience and the range of factors understood as contributing to it, and considers some of the implications for clinical care and public health...
- Lay accounts of depression amongst Anglo-Australian residents and East African refugeesRenata Kokanovic
Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Soc Sci Med 66:454-66. 2008....
- A place to live: housing needs for people with psychotic disorders identified in the second Australian National Survey of PsychosisCarol Harvey
Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:840-50. 2012....
- Building the capacity of family day care educators to promote children's social and emotional wellbeing: an exploratory cluster randomised controlled trialElise Davis
Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, McCaughey Centre, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
BMC Public Health 11:842. 2011..Thrive aims to increase educators' knowledge, confidence and skills in promoting children's social and emotional wellbeing...
- Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre long-term follow-up study of first-episode psychosis: methodology and baseline characteristicsLisa P Henry
ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Early Interv Psychiatry 1:49-60. 2007..This paper reports the rationale, methodology and baseline characteristics of a large long-term follow-up study of first-episode psychosis from a geographically defined catchment area...
- Disability and service use among homeless people living with psychotic disordersHelen Herrman
Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:965-74. 2004..The prevalence of psychosis and needs for care among homeless people were studied in inner Melbourne...
- Promotion of mental health in poorly resourced countriesHelen Herrman
Department of Psychiatry and School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3101, Australia
Lancet 370:1195-7. 2007
- Empowerment of women and mental health promotion: a qualitative study in rural Maharashtra, IndiaMichelle Kermode
Australian International Health Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
BMC Public Health 7:225. 2007..Investigate the impact of the PHC program on individual and community factors associated with mental health..
- Quality of life assessment in people living with psychosisHelen Herrman
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, and St Vincent's Mental Health Service (Melbourne, Australia
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:510-8. 2002..Given systematic differences between patient and case manager reports, patient perspectives should be preferred in evaluation research. Utility measurement and generic HRQoL assessment are feasible and important in this population...
- Mental health research in low and middle-income countries: role of research institutionsJoshua White
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:202. 2005
- An ethnographic study of three mental health triage programsMargaret Grigg
Centre for Rural Mental Health, Bendigo Health Care Group, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 13:145-51. 2004..Insider participant observation brings many challenges but also, in this study, enabled the researcher to uncover some roles and processes underpinning triage decisions in mental health services...
- Self-esteem in patients who have recovered from psychosis: profile and relationship to quality of lifeOye Gureje
Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, Ibandan, Nigeria
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:334-8. 2004..CONCLUSIONS: Self-esteem is often low among persons who have achieved symptomatic recovery from psychosis, is associated with depression and is a predictor of quality of life...
- What is duty/triage? Understanding the role of duty/triage in an area mental health serviceMargaret Grigg
LaTrobe University, Bendigo, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:787-91. 2002..To describe the duty/triage system within one urban area mental health service in Australia and to investigate the factors that affect the decision to organize a comprehensive assessment...
- Hepatitis C in people with mental illness: how big is the problem and how do we respond?Alison Seccull
Victorian Public Health Training Scheme, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Australas Psychiatry 14:374-8. 2006..To review the evidence available on best practice care of people with both hepatitis C and mental illness and its application in a mental health service...
- Developing a national strategy for mental healthHelen Herrman
University of Melbourne, St Vincent's Mental Health Service
Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 105:899-908. 2003
- The Lancet's series on global mental health: 1 year onVikram Patel
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK; Sangath Centre, Porvorim, Goa, India
Lancet 372:1354-7. 2008
- Major depression and its correlates in primary care settings in six countries. 9-month follow-up studyMarcelo Pio De Almeida Fleck
Departamento de Psiquiatria e Medicina Legal, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 90035 003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Br J Psychiatry 186:41-7. 2005..Few published studies address depression outcomes in primary care from a cross-cultural perspective...
- Factors influencing triage decisions in mental health servicesMargaret Grigg
Department of Human Services, 50 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
Aust Health Rev 31:239-45. 2007..While demand factors such as patient characteristics influenced the triage decision, supply factors also played an important role...